November 30, 2012

The Women Bishops Fight Is Not Over!

Trevor Grundy, Religion News Service

The Church of England plans to rush through legislation to consecrate women bishops after last week’s surprising defeat at the church's General Synod in London.

The church's Archbishops’ Council ended two days of closed-door meetings on Wednesday (Nov. 28), and said a plan to allow women bishops needs to be "restarted" when General Synod reconvenes in July. Church leaders originally said the issue could not be reopened until 2015.

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TAGGED: Anglicans, Church Of England, Women

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